Two HS students killed
Malda, May 28: Two students, who had appeared for the Higher Secondary examinations this year, were killed when they were hit by a moving train last night at Hantakalibari crossing near here.
While Kousik Acharya died on the spot, 2km from Malda station, Rana Saha died at the Malda district hospital. Both Kousik and Rana, residents of Bura Buri Tala Bank Colony, had appeared for the Higher Secondary examination from Umesh Chandra Bastuhara High School. They were chatting with four other friends on the tracks when the Malda-bound Saraighat Express hit them. The inspector in charge of GRP, Prabir Das, said an inquiry has been started.
Siliguri: The Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority will organise a felicitation programme at Darjeeling More in front of the statue of Tenzing Norgey to celebrate Everest Day on Saturday. Cash and a trophy will be handed over to the best mountaineering club from the region, considering its services throughout the year.
Siliguri: The DYFI will organise a meeting on Burdwan Road here on Saturday to protest the hike in the price of essential commodities and Maoist activities in the state. Minister Asok Bhattacharya along with other CPM leaders will be present at the event.
Siliguri: The North Bengal Council for the Disabled organised a sensitisation workshop on Sevoke Road on Friday. Mayor Gangotri Datta, and members mayor-in-council Sanjay Pathak and Sikha Roy, were among the speakers.
Guwahati: The Board of Secondary Education, Assam, will announce the results of HSLC and Assam High Madrassa examinations 2010 at 11am on Saturday at all district headquarters, SEBA secretary D. Mahanta said on Friday.